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Houstonian 1942
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Houstonian 1942 - Senior Class. 1942. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 2, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/11858/show/11753.

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(1942). Houstonian 1942 - Senior Class. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/11858/show/11753

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Houstonian 1942 - Senior Class, 1942, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 2, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/11858/show/11753.

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Title Houstonian 1942
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1942
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1942, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Genre (AAT)
  • school yearbooks
Language English
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  • Text
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Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript The Class of 1942 ft The Class of 42 has reached thai eventful clay when they have received that long awaited degree. The years here on the campus will form the background ol your future lile. Your associations and your participation in school allairs will linger long in your memory. It seems a long time ago since 47 members ol your class appeared on the steps of the San Jacinto I ligh School to he met l>y upper classmen with shoe polish in one hand and lipstick in the other. I hey gave you a welcome thai was hard to wash off. The year you were sophomores we moved on the new campus. I hat was the year of the lirsl Frontier Fiesta, which one member ol your class promoted. Many ol you worked to make it a great success. The second Fiesta was produced the year you were juniors, and all turned out to make it a bigger and heller success than the lirsl production. All the rain and the mud only added to your experiences and will he remembered years I mm now. I his year you were seniors. Perhaps this has been the mosl eventful year ol all. You were the first class to be graduated from the University in war time. Your par ticipation in student .activities throughout your years here hits been great, so great thai four of your members received recognition in Who s Who in American Colleges. One class member produced a stage show at the Metropolitan I heal re, in which many of you participated and all enjoyed. Class members have headed student government at the University this last year, and have worked to form policies that will last after the Class of 42 is gone. The Senior banquet was held on May 16 at the Houston Club, with Mr. Val Jean McCoy giving the chief address. The customary dance followed. Your commencement and baccalaureate were combined due to the war lime crisis. The program was held in front of the Roy Cullen Building, and the Navy's participation will cause the event to be long appreciated. Col. Ike Ashburn spoke at commencement, and Rev. Charles King gave the baccalaureate address. Many of you have already enlisted in the armed services, and during ihc coming year, many more of you will go. To the entire Class of 42 — Good Luckl